Winsted Journal

WINSTED —  The Winsted Fire Department held an open house at its fire station at 27 Elm St. on Sunday, April 23.

The department was one of 80 fire departments across the state taking part in Volunteer Firefighter Day, sponsored by Everyday Hero CT, a program co-sponsored by the Connecticut Fire Chiefs Association and the International Association of Fire Chiefs.

Open houses statewide included demonstrations of apparatus and tools, along with volunteer recruitment.

According to Winsted Fire Department Chief David Sartirana, the department needs volunteers...